The effects of road and bridge construction on the bank-root macrobenthic invertebrates of a Southern Nigerian stream.

@article{Ogbeibu1989TheEO,
  title={The effects of road and bridge construction on the bank-root macrobenthic invertebrates of a Southern Nigerian stream.},
  author={A. E. Ogbeibu and R. Victor},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={1989},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          85-100
        }
}
  • A. E. Ogbeibu, R. Victor
  • Published 1989
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Environmental pollution
  • A comparative study was conducted at three stations on a fourth order Nigerian stream to evaluate the effects of a road and bridge construction on the macrobenthic invertebrates of the bank-root biotope. Siltation and sedimentation appear to be the important factors affecting macroinvertebrates. At station 2, the construction site, there was a considerable reduction in the occurrence and abundance of invertebrate taxa; different groups of invertebrates showed varying responses to perturbational… CONTINUE READING
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